The rhythmic text and the rich illustrations in Animals are Sleeping make it the perfect naptime story or bedtime book. Its short, lyrical text provides fascinating information, such as location, position, and duration of sleep of animals living in different habitats. This book shares the interesting sleeping habits of animals that live on land, in water, and fly through the air. Each new verse begins with a quiet, Shhh . . . shhh . . . the animals are sleeping, that will help children drift off to sleep just like the slumbering animals. The satisfying conclusion will have children reaching for this book again and again.